Category Archives : Diabetes

Can Diabetes Be Reversed?

To understand how type 2 diabetes can be reversed you need to know a little bit about how your body works, and why your body has gone wrong. Most people think diabetes is a problem of high blood sugar. High blood sugar is symptom of diabetes, but when you take it back a step you […]

Giving Up Sugar To Lose Weight & Reverse Diabetes

One of the glummest faces I see in my GP work is on the face of a person who has just been diagnosed with diabetes who is facing the prospect of giving up sugar. There is a lot of misunderstanding of what sugar actually is. What is Sugar? Most people think sugar is just the […]

What Are The Symptoms Of Diabetes?

If you’re a woman with a waist measurement over 80cm (31.5 in), or a man over 94cm (37 in), it will be a good idea to get checked for diabetes whether you have symptoms or not. Type 2 diabetes develops when your body can’t maintain a normal blood glucose any more, and it’s often a […]

Does Beer Make You Fat?

Does beer make you fat? ‘Beer bellies’ can certainly be traced to time spent drinking in the pub! Does Beer Make You Fat? Not every person who drinks (even a lot) gets fat. So that in itself suggests it’s more about calorie intake than beer on its own. However, access alcohol intake is associated with […]

How To Cure Diabetes

I met a 26 year old patient last week, who came in to have her blood pressure treatment increased, as advised by a recent visit to the specialised diabetic hospital clinic. She was on shed loads of tablets. I looked at this 26 year old young women, who got diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 6 […]

How Do You Get Diabetes?

The speed at which new cases of diabetes walk through a doctor’s door – it’s enough to make you wonder if it’s become contagious, like the common cold. How do you get diabetes? For this blog I’ll be referring to Type 2 diabetes. How Do You Get Diabetes? Carbs play a key role when it […]

Avoid This One Thing & Stay Younger

There is a very common illness in the UK, and other western countries that (if it’s not looked after properly) causes premature ageing. I’m talking about diabetes. Diabetes is a condition where a lot of things are going wrong, one of those is that the body is no longer handling sugar properly. As a consequence […]

Addicted to Sugar?

Sugar is an addictive substance and some people are more prone to getting hooked than others through no fault of their own. When I refer to sugar I am also referring to white refined carbs, for a recap on these go back to this¬†blog. Natural food, i.e. food in its natural state, before it’s been […]